Welcome to NoVaUMC

We are the Arlington and Alexandria
Districts of the United Methodist Church in Virginia.

Who We Are

We are the Arlington and Alexandria Districts of the United Methodist Church.

Often referred to as the Bi-District, the Arlington and Alexandria Districts work closely together and share office space and some staff. We are located at 3600 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030. Arlington and Alexandria are two of the 16 districts in the Virginia Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

Master Calendar

General Conference

Beloved Discipleship

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Do No Harm


2021 District Conference

2021 District Conference

2021 District Conference Information District Conference will be held in three parts online on Saturday, November 20. 9:00 a.m. ALEXANDRIA District Conference10:30 a.m. (approx.) BI-DISTRICT Conference12:00 noon (approx.) ARLINGTON District Conference The Schedule for...

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Simplified Accountable Structure

Simplified Accountable Structure

What is it? Is it for my church? Did you know that the 2016 edition of the Book of Discipline (in paragraph 247.2) the church, with approval from the District Superintendent, is given the opportunity to restructure in order to be more missionally focused? Over the...

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BELOVED DISCIPLESHIP 2021 Engagement Events

BELOVED DISCIPLESHIP 2021 Engagement Events

In 2021 we will host 4 BELOVED DISCIPLESHIP Engagement Events. Find information about these events below. Registration information is pending. Discipleship 101 - Biblical, Theological and Methodist Understanding March 27, 2021 Speaker: Don Jamison, Lead Pastor,...

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Contact the Bi-District Office

Call: 703-820-7200 | Email: novadistricts@vaumc.org
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Meet Your New DS

Alexandria District Laity & Clergy are invited to Onboarding

The Rev. Dr. Sarah Calvert is transitioning into her role serving as the District Superintendent for both Alexandria and Arlington. As part of that transition, we are offering an opportunity for Alexandria District clergy and laity to get to know Sarah through a process called ‘onboarding’. This process gives participants a chance to offer advice and ask questions for DS Calvert and will be facilitated by the Rev. Kathleen Overby Webster.

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